With college football winding down, college basketball is revving up. Starting on Thursday, the ESPN Family of Networks will be all over the SEC/Big East Challenge that lasts through Saturday.
In addition, there will be plenty of interconference games involving the ACC, A-10, the Big Ten, Big 12, Ivy League, Pac-12 and other leagues.
We have the schedule of games involving all ESPN platforms and announcing assignments. Take a look at what’s in store for college basketball on the ESPN Family below. It’s all in black and white for you.
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ESPN’s upcoming men’s college basketball schedule of 25 games from Thursday, Nov. 29, to Sunday, Dec. 2, is highlighted by all 12 games of the 2nd annual SEC/BIG EAST Challenge. The three-day event includes three top-eight teams: defending national champion No. 8 Kentucky at Notre Dame, last season’s BIG EAST regular-season champion No. 6 Syracuse at Arkansas and Marquette at No. 7 Florida in a showdown of each conference’s 2012 second place finishers. The BIG EAST won the inaugural Challenge eight games to four.
In addition, ESPNU will televise four games involving at least one ranked team Saturday, Dec. 1: No. 3 Michigan at Bradley at 4 p.m., No. 14 North Carolina against UAB at 6 p.m., No. 9 Arizona at Texas Tech at 8 p.m. and No. 23 San Diego State vs. UCLA in the Wooden Classic at 10 p.m.
Date Time (ET) Game / Commentators Network Thu, Nov 29 7 p.m. SEC/BIG EAST Challenge: No. 8 Kentucky at Notre Dame
Dan Shulman & Dick Vitale
ESPN2 7 p.m. New Hampshire at Connecticut
Bob Picozzi & Tim Welsh
ESPN3 & BIG EAST Network 7:30 p.m. SEC/BIG EAST Challenge: South Carolina at St. John’s
Mike Crispino & Kara Lawson
ESPNU 9 p.m. SEC/BIG EAST Challenge: Marquette at No. 7 Florida
Dave Pasch & Fran Fraschilla
ESPN2 9:30 p.m. SEC/BIG EAST Challenge: Seton Hall at LSU
Tom Hart & Bob Valvano
ESPNU Fri, Nov 30 6:30 p.m. SEC/BIG EAST Challenge: Tennessee at No. 20 Georgetown
TBD & Bob Knight
ESPN 7 p.m. SEC/BIG EAST Challenge: Georgia at South Florida
Rich Hollenberg & Carolyn Peck
ESPNU 8:30 p.m. SEC/BIG EAST Challenge: No. 6 Syracuse at Arkansas
Dave O’Brien & Jimmy Dykes
ESPN 9 p.m. SEC/BIG EAST Challenge: DePaul at Auburn
Doug Bell & Stephen Howard
ESPNU Sat, Dec 1 Noon SEC/BIG EAST Challenge: Mississippi State at Providence
Mike Crispino & Kara Lawson
ESPNU 1 p.m. NJIT at St. John’s ESPN3 2 p.m. SEC/BIG EAST Challenge: Rutgers at Ole Miss
Joe Davis & Joe Dean
ESPNU 2 p.m. Pennsylvania at Penn State
Dave Leno & Nate Ross
ESPN3 2 p.m. No. 15 Oklahoma State at Virginia Tech
Booker Corrigan & Cory Alexander
ESPN3 3 p.m. SEC/BIG EAST Challenge: Alabama at No. 17 Cincinnati
Jon Sciambi & LaPhonso Ellis
ESPN2 3 p.m. St. Joseph’s at No. 11 Creighton
Cory Provus & Mac McCausland
ESPN3 4 p.m. No. 3 Michigan at Bradley
Jim Barbar & Bruce Pearl
ESPNU 5 p.m. SEC/BIG EAST Challenge: Villanova at Vanderbilt
Bob Picozzi & Len Elmore
ESPN2 6 p.m. UAB at No. 14 North Carolina
Clay Matvick & Jay Williams
ESPNU 7 p.m. Detroit at Pittsburgh
Tim Neverett & Mark Adams
ESPN3 8 p.m. No. 9 Arizona at Texas Tech
Roxy Bernstein & Stephen Bardo
ESPNU 10 p.m. Wooden Classic: No. 23 San Diego State vs. UCLA (Anaheim)
Dave Flemming & Sean Farnham
ESPNU TBD UT Arlington at Texas
Kevin Dunn, Reid Gettys & Kat Kelly
Longhorn Network Sun, Dec 2 Noon Clemson at South Carolina
Dari Nowkhah & Dino Gaudio
ESPNU 2 p.m. Mercer at Florida State ESPN3
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